Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 8, 1952 · Page 5
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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1952 FIVE Ze Autograph, Ze Casbah Bothair Ze New Boyer By RICHARD KLEJMER f NEA, Staff Corriispondent NEW YORK—Charles Boyer, the snait who never said, "Come wlz me to ze Casbah," sipped his orange lalce and looked surprised at all the fuss. He's suddenly been recognized »s a fine actor, possibly a great one, since his appearance on Broadway in "Don Juan in Hell." «',The man most 'Americans think Pf as the personification of continental love-making doesn't consider himself primarily a love-maker. He Is- an actor, he says, and a versatile one. ?;-I?e signed an autograph on the back of an envelop^ for a well- minked matron as 'ge told of his Varied stage background. j-i"My craft is acting. In French movies and on the French stage I Played all type of roles Even after IT *, came to America I played all typos of roles. But three or four pictures—like 'Algiers' and 'Love Affair*—were very successful. And so the- public thinks of me as only a lover. for years. Believe me, Mr. Boyer, I'll treasure this moment." Boyer scrawled his signature on the paper, smiled briefly and turned away. 'Come on," he said, 'let's go someplace where .it's quieter." "Lately, of course, I've stayed away from love-making parts. In nay last three pictures, I played a priest, a 70-year-old doctor and a Hindu. And in 'Don Juan,' I play|so since trie French-born star is) Don Juan, but that's a romantic well aware of the limitations his WOMEN SWOONED when Charles Boyer made love to Hedy La Marr in "Algiers" back In 1938, but Boyer just groans when he's reminded that everybody thinks he said "Come wiz me to ze Cas- bah". He didn't say it at all, says Boyer, who wants to be considered as an actor and not "as only a. lover." part only by definition." Boyer is a quiet-spoken, conservatively-dressed man who signs autographs graciously but obviously doesn't enjoy the sport. His hair is thin and graying, but his appeal to the ladies is still strong. He says he read about 200 scripts since his last Broadway appearance <!'RerT Gloves" In 1949) looking for a .good part. Most of them never reached Broadway. Those that did, B&yer says with a smile, were flops. -""It proves to me my judgment •was sound," he says. ' h' .' i. « * * He jumped at Charles Laughton's invitation to-join.in the production of ."Don Juan," which is the dream sequence of George Bernard Shaw's classic, "Man and Superman." Laughton, Boyer, Cedric Hardwicke and Agnes Moorehead comprise the four-character cast. " Shaw was still alive when the idea began to take shape, and Boyer Is proud that the'Irish playwright approved the casting. Particularly LOOKING FOR VALENTINE IDEAS? 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Feeder lines radiate to other/structures from a distribution pole. Low voltage, relay-control systems or multiple-control switches can be used to regulate yard lights conveniently from various locations on the farmstead. Trenary suggests an electrically- heated stock drilling cup near the dairy bar.. The electric pump should be, supplied by a separate feeder, Trenary says, to keep it in firefighting trim in case flames should destroy buildings connected to othS- feeders. Other systems are just as safe, easily - expanded and economical, Trenary adds. Wires may be placed underground as well as overhead and meters can be located on the outside or inside of suitable buildings. In all cases, however, Trenary concludes, the service equipment and the meter should be placed at a point as near as practical to the electric-load center of the farmstead. ON-STAGE BOYER, as he appears in "Don Juan in Hell," has suddenly been recognized as he wants to be—a fine actor. 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